As It Searches for Suspects, the FBI May Be Looking at You

Questions about accuracy and transparency plague the bureau’s five-year-old face matching system.

The FBI has access to nearly 412 million photos in its facial recognition system—perhaps including the one on your driver’s license. But according to a new government watchdog report, the bureau doesn’t know how error-prone the system is, or whether it enhances or hinders investigations.

h/t Marvin

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